News tagged with weight loss
Related topics: diet , body mass index , obesity , type 2 diabetes , food intake
In the war to lose weight it may be something other than willpower or junk food that's preventing victory: it could be faulty use of mathematics.
Health Feb 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(AP) -- A panel of advisers to the Food and Drug Administration overwhelmingly backed approval for a highly anticipated anti-obesity pill called Qnexa, a drug which the FDA previously rejected due to safety concerns.
Medications Feb 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Everything you know about dieting is wrong, say US scientists who have devised a new formula for calculating calories and weight loss that they hope will revolutionize the way people tackle obesity.
Health Feb 20, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (6) | 8
Six weeks into 2012, those who made New Years resolutions to lose weight or get into better shape have either started to see some progress, or for others, fallen off track.
Health Feb 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Its been more than a month since New Years and swimsuit season is lurking on the horizon how are those weight-loss resolutions working out?
Health Feb 15, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (4) | 0
Is weight loss "contagious"? According to a new study published online in the journal Obesity, teammates in a team-based weight loss competition significantly influenced each other's weight loss, suggesting that shedding pounds ...
Health Feb 14, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Making a simple substitution of water or diet soft drinks for drinks with calories can help people lose 4 to 5 pounds, a new University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill study shows.
Health Feb 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 3 |
A study led by the University of Leicester has found that anti-obesity drugs coupled with lifestyle advice are effective in reducing weight and BMI.
Health Feb 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
When it comes to diets, cookies and cake are off the menu. Now, in a surprising discovery, researchers from Tel Aviv University have found that dessert, as part of a balanced 600-calorie breakfast that also includes proteins ...
Health Feb 07, 2012 | 4 / 5 (5) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Overweight or obese people with type 2 diabetes are more likely to reduce weight if they focus on cutting back on total calorie intake, rather than specific high protein/high carbohydrate diets according ...
Diabetes Feb 07, 2012 | 1 / 5 (2) | 0
It's well known that exercising reduces body weight because it draws on fat stores that muscle can burn as fuel. But a new study at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham) suggests that ...
Medical research Feb 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
As a brand new year gets underway, people all over America are resolving to better manage their weight and have a more healthy 2012. According to a new study, those starting new weight loss programs may be surprised to find ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Today, about one in five children in the United States are obese. That means that in just one generation alone the number of obese kids in this country has quadrupled.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(AP) -- Federal regulators on Monday approved a pill that treats the most common type of skin cancer, basal cell carcinoma.
Medications Jan 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A patient's body mass index (BMI) may not be the only factor at play when a physician diagnoses a patient as obese. According to a new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, the diagnosis ...
Health Jan 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |